OCAD U exhibition unveiled at Queen’s Park

Artists standing with President Sara Diamond in front of exhibition
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

 

On February 15, OCAD University unveiled a unique exhibition in the boardroom of the Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD). Curated by recent OCAD U graduate Delilah Rosier, the exhibition features 12 accomplished OCAD U student artists, giving viewers a sense of the unique, interdisciplinary works created at the university.  

  • Ella Bot
  • Jana Ghalayini
  • Antonio Giacchetti
  • Saba Giani
  • Abigail Holt
  • leaf jerlefia
  • Sofy Mesa
  • Renelyn Quinicot Javier
  • Oliver Roberts
  • Dahae Song
  • Louis-Philippe Tremblay-Chapdelaine
  • Carly Whitmore

The exhibition was made possible thanks to the efforts of Jennifer Long, Associate Chair, Cross-Disciplinary Art Practices and Miriam Kramer, Director, Government Relations & Partnerships.

 

Poster: 
Minister Deb Matthews meets with artists in her office

Other Worlds on display at Lieutenant Governor’s suite

Group photo of artists and Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 4:00am

An exhibition of works by OCAD University faculty and recent graduates has opened at Queen’s Park. Other Worlds includes media froom photographs and paintings to sculpture and fibre art. It features the work of 19 artists:

Omar Badrin, Kotama Bouabane, Jessica Bromley Bartram, Trudy Erin Elmore, Michelle Forsyth, Mara Gajic, Chung-Im Kim, Nancy King (Chief Lady Bird), Jean-Luc Lindsay, Dorie Millerson, Yasemin Oncu, Luke Painter, Doug Panton, Alejandro A. Rebollar Heres, Andrew Rucklidge, Farihah Aliyah Shah, Amy Swartz, Laura Thipphawong, Janine Wheeler.

From the catalogue:

“The placement of this exhibition of contemporary artworks within the Lieutenant Governor’s suite at Queen’s Park embodies a rare and unusual meeting between these two worlds. Highly experimental contemporary works brush up against an important ceremonial location of historical significance.”

Members of the public are able to view the exhibition in person on selected days (Monday to Friday) during tours of the Legislative Building at Queen’s Park. To enquire about visiting, please call the Parliamentary Protocol and Public Relations Branch at 416-325-0061 or visit the website of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.